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Children Around the Prophet ﷺ

For many of us, it can be quite difficult to find a role model for our younger children to genuinely connect with.

Trump’s Saudi Adventure: a Lesson from the Sīrah

The spectacle of Trump's visit to "the heart of Islam" reminded Z A Rahman of a particular story from the Prophetic Sīrah...

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Why do Muslims love the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ?

When pen is put to paper and writes about love, it breaks in two. Love is truly a powerful, unique and irresistible force or feeling. When we try and express our love, we find it very hard to find the right words. The expressions we use do not fully represent

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When Allah Exposes Double-Standards

After 13 years of persecution, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) was finally given permission to fight. He (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) sent out military and exploratory campaigns and expeditions against the pagans of Quraish. The scholars of history are generally agreed that a “Ghazwa” is a campaign

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Return to Allah’s Throne

Journey to Allāh’s Throne Al-Isrāʾ and al-Miʿrāj – Part 2 Click here to read Part 1 Before moving on to the climax of this journey, the divine audience, there are a number of events and sights that the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) saw but are difficult to place chronologically in the

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Journey to Allah’s Throne

Journey to Allāh’s Throne Al-Isrāʾ and al-Miʿrāj – Part 1 Click here to read Part 2 About a year before the Hijra (which happened in 622AH), following a year full of personal tragedy in which the Prophet (sall Allāhu ‘alayhi wa sallam) lost his beloved wife, Khadījah and his uncle,

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Prophet Muhammad: the Greatest Teacher of Optimism (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam)

In Pursuit of Optimism Part 2: Prophet Muhammad (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam): the Greatest Teacher of Optimism Click here for part 1 | Click here for part 2 | Click here for part 3 In the direst of times, the Prophet (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) would persistently raise morale, boost confidence and steer

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CAGE and the Jihad for Truth

CAGE and the Jihad for Truth A man asked the Messenger of Allah (sall Allāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) “What is the most virtuous struggle (Jjihād)?” The Prophet said, “A word of truth in front of a tyrannical ruler.” When people think of jihād today, they often think of it in